Iraq to buy US drones to monitor its oil rigs

Munoz, Carlo
May 2012
Hill;5/22/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 64, p10
The article reports that the Iraq government will purchase the U.S. Navy's Scan Eagle unmanned drones that equipped with surveillance packages for the monitoring of oil platforms known as offshore export terminals in the Persian Gulf.


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